Ghana declares March 6th as Public Holiday

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The Government of Ghana has declared Monday March 6th 2023 as a statutory public holiday.

The holiday marks Ghana’s 66th Independence Day anniversary.

This is contained in a press statement signed by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery.

“The general public is hereby informed that Monday, 6th March, 2023 which marks Independence Day, is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country,” the release stated.

This year’s anniversary will be celebrated in the Volta Region.

The theme for the 2023 celebration is: “Our Unity; Our Strength; Our Purpose”.

March 6th is Ghana’s National Day and commemorates Ghana’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.